|Description||Location. The Hotel Gritti Palace is an historic 16th century palazzo situated on Venice's Grand Canal within 500 meters of St. Mark's Square and the Doge's Palace. The 91 air conditioned guestrooms are decorated in an Imperial style with richly patterned fabrics and antique furnishings. Modern amenities include satellite television, direct dial phones, radios, minibars, safes and marble bathrooms with bathrobes, slippers and toiletries.|
Hotel Features. Guests can browse the daily newspapers in the lobby, use the Internet or take advantage of the private boat service to the Lido. Two dining options are available: Decorated with Murano glass, marble and hand made stuccoes, Club Del Doge is a romantic restaurant with an outdoor terrace overlooking the Grand Canal, serving a range of Mediterranean and Venetian specialties. Bar Longhi serves a range of snacks, drinks and cocktails in an intimate setting decorated with 18th century paintings, marble and Murano glass. The hotel houses a range of boutiques selling Venetian handicrafts, masks and glass, and offers cooking courses during certain months of the year. Practical amenities include a 24 hour front desk, a dry cleaning service and a multilingual concierge service. Guests will find Santa Maria Della Salute opposite the hotel, and the Opera House, Bridge of Sighs and Peggy Guggenheim museum all within 500 meters.